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Viðidalur, Ring Road 1.

Winter Weather in North Iceland

The Icelandic Met Office and the Icelandic Road Administration have issued weather warnings for North Iceland, from Skagafjörður in the west to Reyðarfjörður in the east.

Laugarvatnshellir Cave House

Cave House Rebuilt

An old house inside Laugarvatnshellir cave in Southwest Iceland has been reconstructed and will be open to tourists this summer.

Andakílsá

Salmon River Suffers Damage

A preliminary study by the Icelandic Marine Research Institute has shown significant young fish mortality in Andakílsá river in Borgarfjörður, West Iceland.

Vilborg Arna Gissurardóttir with Mt. Lhotse in the background.

First Icelandic Woman to Conquer Everest

Icelandic mountaineer Vil­borg Arna Giss­ur­ar­dótt­ir reached the summit of Mount Everest last night, becoming the seventh Icelander to conquer the mountain and the first Icelandic woman to do so.

Large Area of Moss Damaged

When Styrmir Sigurðsson went hiking by Grindaskörð on the Reykjanes peninsula in Southwest Iceland recently, he discovered major tire tracks in a large area of the moss-covered landscape.

Vopnafjarðarheiði.

Gale Warning and Road Closure

The Icelandic Met Office has issued a strong gale warning (wind speeds of 15-25 m/sec) for Southeast Iceland today and for North Iceland by evening.

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